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Discover Authentic Experiences in Vietnam with Wendy Wu Tours
To make sure you truly immerse yourself in the culture of Vietnam we pack every single one of our tours to Vietnam with authentic cultural experiences.
We’ve highlighted our favourite ones on each tour but here are just a few examples of what you can look forward to…
Hop on a bike and take the scenic route through Hoi An's beautiful rural scenery to try your hand at traditional farming techniques with a local farmer, and to paddle the round basket boat used by the locals.
In the rural village of Mai Chau, dine on a delicious barbeque dinner at a local stilt house, washed down with tasty local rice wine, and accompanied by a traditional dance performance.
Stroll across Danang's striking 'Golden Bridge' – a hilltop structure held aloft by a pair of huge, stone hands – and admire the beautiful views over the Ba Na Hills.
Cruise the Mekong in style aboard the contemporary Victoria Mekong with state-of-the-art facilities and an itinerary packed with culturally-immersive shore excursions and onboard activities.
Place your trust in your other senses on a fun 'dining in the dark' experience at Noir, a Saigon restaurant that works with local people who are blind or visually-impaired.
Embark on an easy trek through the incredible landscapes of Sapa. Admire views of the famous rice terraces and visit the villages of Black H'mong and Red Dzao minority people and meet the communities that call them home.
Cruise lazily through the crystal-clear waters of Nha Trang bay, passing amongst beachfringed islands, stopping off at small fishing villages and, if you feel like it, taking a dip in the balmy waters yourself.
Make a stop at the wonderful Reaching Out workshop, where you can meet local artisans who are part of a project that helps people with disabilities become integrated into society and lead productive lives.
Spend a relaxing few hours in Zen House, where you'll learn about the art of Zen, how the house's architecture achieves a peaceful space and enjoy some refreshments. The profits from the house support the local community.
Take your seats for 'the Quintessence of Tonkin', an outdoor spectacular that perfectly showcases the rich culture and daily life of Vietnam’s northern river delta through talented performers, water puppetry, and lights.
Explore the vibrant streets of Hanoi's Old Quarter by cyclo, stopping off at a café to sample a traditionally-made, local speciality, egg coffee.
Try your hand at ancient cultivation techniques with members of the local farming community in Tra Que village and enjoy a cooking demonstration of a regional speciality.
Enjoy Saigon's most extraordinary production, the A O Show! This breathtaking performance showcases the beauty and cultural richness of Vietnamese rural life.
Master the art of Vietnamese cooking, visiting a local market in Hoi An to talk to sellers and buy fresh ingredients that you'll then use to whip up your own culinary masterpiece!
Experience a coffee break with a local twist in Hanoi! Taste traditionally-prepared Vietnamese egg coffee in an atmospheric local café.
Ride pillion on a vintage Vespa, through Saigon's bustling streets on a night-time foodie adventure.
Spend Christmas Eve and Christmas Day soaking up the spectacular scenery of Halong Bay. Cruise to lesser-known spots, watch the sun rise and set, and enjoy a drinks reception on board.
Gain a personal and authentic perspective on history as you meet a Vietnamese war veteran at the Cu Chi Tunnels. Their stories will offer a unique insight into the past.
Spend a morning at Four Paws Ninh Binh, a wildlife sanctuary providing a new life for more than 40 Asiatic bears rescued from the illegal bear bile industry.